Presenter: Sacha Paddy
Course #: 1364

  • May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
    Check In Time: 4:00 pm
    Check Out Time: 3:30 pm


Move and the way will Open

Life moves, evolves, changes and shifts constantly.  The seasons change, the ocean is ebbing and flowing, and we too are in constant movement as subtle as a breath or a heartbeat, as vast as we can imagine.

Sometimes we have a sense we are moving with life and its fluid changes, and this can feel exhilarating, as if we’re in touch with our essential freedom. Other times we may feel off-track, stuck and out of sync with life.

In Open Floor we use our dance to practice moving on every level – in body, heart, mind and soul. So that when life moves us, big or small, we can respond creatively and wholeheartedly. We also practice so that we can tolerate the stuck moments of life, knowing ways will eventually open as we move and allow and accept.

All are welcome to join this weekend of dance and exploration.


Sacha Paddy

Sacha has been teaching conscious dance practices since 2008, and is a certified teacher of Open Floor and 5Rhythms dance. She is endlessly inspired by the simple joy of embodiment and the depth of experience that movement and dance offers us.

She holds a heartfelt, fun, compassionate and welcoming space in which to explore life-themes through your dance.



A 2 day residential retreat at Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, New Zealand

Cost $120 NZD for tuition, $ 270 NZD p.p for 2 nights accommodation 3 vegetarian meals per day. Prices are charged separately please be sure to allocate quantities for both tuition & accommodation when booking below.

Workshop begins with dinner on Friday 18 May, at 6pm (first session in octagon: 7:30-930pm)
ends Sunday 20 May, 3:30pm

Open Floor Teachers- receive a 20% discount on the Tuition Costs from Sacha Paddy

ASSISTANTS and CREW please contact Mana

Please visit the Open Floor Facebook page where you will be able to access any promotions and transport options/carpooling.


Venue Phone: +64 7 866 8972

Venue Website:

608 State Highway 25, R.D. 1, Manaia, Coromandel, Waikato, 3581, New Zealand


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